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Zelve Open Air Museum

Zelve Yolu, Nevsehir, Turkey
+90 533 660 40 01
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Goreme Open Air Museum and All Highlights of North Cappadocia
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“fairy chimneys” (10 reviews)
“museum pass” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Zelve Yolu, Nevsehir, Turkey
+90 533 660 40 01
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

As this museum is further out of town it does not get the same tourist treatment/attention as its more famous cousin. Compared to Goreme this museum is more spread out and requires more stairs. However it also gives you an idea of how life was...More

Thank jsgiguere
Reviewed 1 March 2017

perfect open air museun. Amazing historical place. Easy location and easy parked. Souvenir shop too very good.

Thank RoseliHong
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Helps understanding far history and people's life style centuries ago in the area. Amazingly, these structures were used until 1952. You will meet local says that their elder used to live there which is not a fake story. Recent walkway improvement made trip very easy....More

Thank Suat E
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Another great Museum of the region. One of the best place to see geological structure of Cappadokia.

Thank KorkmazPerk
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Just by chance we experienced the new 3D mapping project at the open air museum. Very new technology that projects 3D imagines on to the rocks in the open air museum. It's more or less a sound and light experience of Turkeys history through the...More

Thank SVLondonuk
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

The place is full of caves, carved by people to hide. They built a city in rocks, with churches, houses, kitchens, and all. Some of the paintings are still well preserved, and you can fell the history. I recommend to get a audio guide/ city...More

Thank Maisamonseff
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We visited there with our children ages 5-16, and they all really enjoyed it. There is much more there to see than I had expected. It's a good walk, and lots of stairs. There was a very helpful guide that walked along with us and...More

Thank Stacwith8
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit here. There is lots to see and explore here. We spend about 1.30hrs here. It is good value especially as it is included in the museum pass. The only minor down side is to get here it is a 25tl taxi...More

1  Thank Ian R
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Visiting this place was completely amazing. You could see how people lived many years ago in the mountains. Besides, you can see the chimneys formed by the wind and walk among them... These places are awesome and are something you won't see in any other...More

Thank Anamaria U
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Incredible place, there is few open air places like this. Must go. The entrance is 10 liras, it is very cheap worth going.

Thank Ana B
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